Monthly Archives: December 2013

IRENA Demystifies Renewable Energy Costs

On the occasion of the sixth meeting of its Council in Abu Dhabi, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched a unique web portal dedicated to renewable energy cost analysis (www.irena.org/costs). The portal provides access to IRENA’s data and analysis … Continue reading

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UPPCL signs agreement for solar power purchase of 110 MW

The UP Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has entered into an agreement with solar power developers for purchasing 110mw of power. The agreement was entered in the presence of UP chief secretary, Javed Usmani, who said that under the state solar … Continue reading

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Tata Power gets approval to postpone solar target until 2016

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission allows Tata Power to postpone solar targets till 2016 Tata Power has been unable since 2010 to source enough solar power to meet government renewable mandates because of a shortage of sun-based generation in the country. … Continue reading

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13 Major Clean Energy Breakthroughs Of 2013

While the news about climate change seems to get worse every day, the rapidly improving technology, declining costs, and increasing accessibility of clean energy is the true bright spot in the march toward a zero-carbon future. 2013 had more clean … Continue reading

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Last date of submission of bid. JNNSM,phase 2,batch 1 on 20th january 2014

This is for all those who need sometime in preparing bid documents.

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Solar trade wars: are you winning yet?

This is our opportunity to learn from the policies of other nations so that we don’t commit the same mistakes – Ritesh Pothan Above – Prices of Yingli Modules European buyers this week have been warned they could face imprisonment … Continue reading

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Energy storage and the great commercial frontier: a solar star is born

Commercial solar deployment has dropped off this year, but that hasn’t stopped players in solar and energy storage – both large and small – eyeing an opportunity in the segment. The solar industry is showing great potential but not much … Continue reading

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Solarstrom files for insolvency

Sadly, another one bites the dust – Ritesh German PV project developer Solarstrom has filed for insolvency at the District Court of Freiburg. The news follows the delay and subsequent cancellation of a triple-digit MW pipeline of projects in the … Continue reading

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Successful Bidders for Allocation of Roof Top PV Projects in Selected Cities/States-Phase-III

Notification of Successful Bidders for Allocation of Roof Top PV Projects in Selected Cities/States-Phase-III The list of successful bidders (city-wise) for the allocation of Roof Top PV Projects is as follows:-Sl. No. Name of The City/Total Capacity Name of the … Continue reading

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CERC’s draft norms to cut tariffs, hurt power companies

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (CERC) recommendations in the draft regulations for 2014-19, if accepted, may bring down tariffs marginally across the country but will hurt central power companies and spell more financial trouble for state utilities. Tariff regulations are … Continue reading

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